Kiir: 'Unwavering' Effort to End S. Sudan War
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) meets with President Salva Kiir at the United Nations in New York on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014..
Last updated on: September 27, 2014 1:21 PM
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Saturday trumpeted his government's unrelenting efforts to end the nine-month conflict in South Sudan and move the world's newest nation from fighting and violence to social and economic development. Listen to his message here
"I have no doubt the world has followed with shock and disbelief the violent conflict that erupted in South Sudan on the 15th of December, which was plotted by my former vice president, who wanted to seize power by force," Mr. Kiir said in his speech to the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.